Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk shares encouraging fitness update of first pitch return since injury

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has posted a fitness update picture showing him kicking a ball on a pitch

Sri Lanka v England 1st Test: Jack Leach puts England on the verge of hard-fought win

England still have 36 more runs to get on day five to secure a memorable victory with seven wickets in hand

Matip & Thiago start, Klopp axes Jones in 6 changes: Predicted Liverpool XI vs Man Utd - opinion

Predicted Liverpool team to face Manchester United at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday.

Sheffield United vs Tottenham LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture today

Sheffield United host Tottenham at Bramall Lane looking to build on their first Premier League victory midweek against Newcastle. Spurs meanwhile dropped two points against relegation candidates Fulham with Jose Mourinho looking to keep pace in the battle for a top four finish with Leicester and Everton enjoying fine seasons alongside title contenders Liverpool, Manchester City and leaders Manchester United. Chris Wilder’s side soundly beat...

Former Celtic team mate admits 'time has come' for Neil Lennon to leave Parkhead

John Hartson believes former Celtic team mate Neil Lennon's time as Parkhead boss should be up.

Ndombele axed by Jose, £27m-rated star returns in 3 changes: Predicted Spurs XI v SUFC - opinion

Premier League Preview: Tottenham Hotspur XI vs Sheffield United - predicted lineup, latest confirmed team and injury news.

Inter Milan vs Juventus showdown will be clash of styles

ALVISE CAGNAZZO IN ITALY: This Sunday's Derby d'Italia between Inter Milan and Juventus is one of the most important for years and a significant clash of philosophies between two coaches.

0 shots, 0 key passes: NUFC target’s weekend disaster proves he’s not what Bruce needs – opinion

Newcastle United target Lewis O’Brien turned in his worst performance in almost a year as the Huddersfield midfielder struggled to inspire a win at Watford.

Cardiff City bid for Wolves star 'turned down' as request to end Sunderland loan rejected

The Bluebirds are still pursuing Perry Ng, while a bid for Bournemouth's Jack Simpson is said to have been accepted

Advice for Dele Alli? Jose Mourinho explains Tanguy Ndombele’s Tottenham revival

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has explained how club-record signing Tanguy Ndombele turned his form around after a tough start, amid doubts over Dele Alli's future. Ndombele struggled in his first season in London, both in terms of form and fitness, leading to Mourinho to publicly admonish the player’s efforts on live TV. However, this season, Ndombele is a key player under Mourinho, starting 17 times across all competitions. Dele, meawhile,...

Sullivan can deliver West Ham a star in £31.5m-rated beast likened to Kane – opinion

David Sullivan can deliver West Ham United a star in the January transfer window by signing Borussia Monchengladbach striker Alassane Plea.

Liverpool warned of 'tactical battle' as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tipped to make selection call

Liverpool have been told they face a “tactical battle” against Manchester United today, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tipped to make a big call over his defensive line-up at Anfield

Bayern Munich 'target Eder Militao as replacement for David Alaba'

Militao was a £43million signing for Madrid in the summer of 2019 but has failed to establish himself at the Bernabeu and is behind Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane in the pecking order.

Gary Neville says Paul Pogba will start v Liverpool and names Manchester United lineup

Manchester United sit three points ahead of Liverpool in the table ahead of the game at Anfield

Kelderman diagnosed with concussion and fractured vertebrae after SUV hits Bora-Hansgrohe riders

Seven riders involved as car reportedly pulls out in front of them on final day of training camp

I'm no dud with the bat, says unlikely India batting hero Thakur

I'm no dud with the bat, says unlikely India batting hero Thakur

Khabib considering UFC return but GSP not an option

UFC boss Dana White revealed Khabib Nurmagomedov is casting an eye over potential opponents for a comeback fight.

US international Dahlkemper joins Manchester City

The defender will be the third American in the squad.

Frank Lampard lauds ‘fantastic’ Mason Mount as part of Chelsea’s ‘youth’ after Fulham winner

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has hailed the impact of Mason Mount after the midfielder fired the Blues to victory at 10-man Fulham on Saturday. The 22-year-old finally broke the Cottagers’ resistance with 12 minutes remaining following Antonee Robinson’s red card in the first half and has been a key part of Lampard’s reign at Stamford Bridge so far, starting 17 of the team’s 18 Premier League games this season. And Lampard believes Mount...

'Kent doing the basics wrong', 'Stumbling our way to May' - Rangers fans react to trailing 1-0 at Motherwell

Rangers fans have been reacting to their team’s first half performance against Motherwell.

Rangers starting XI named as Steven Gerrard aims to make history in Motherwell

Steven Gerrard has named his Rangers starting XI to face Motherwell in this afternoon’s lunchtime kick-off at Fir Park.

Torres returns; Pep axes “special” talent in 2 changes: Predicted MCFC XI vs CPFC - opinion

Football FanCast predicts Manchester City's starting team for the Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.

Alpine F1 team announces Davide Brivio as racing director

Alpine has announced that former Suzuki MotoGP team manager Davide Brivio will join its Formula 1 squad this year

Seattle Sounders striker Jordan Morris set to complete loan move to Swansea City

The Swans are on the brink of completing their second signing of the January transfer window

The effort behind an astonishing record and the truth of Swansea City's new tactic as Barnsley boss makes encouraging admission

Here are the key talking points to emerge from Swansea City's 2-0 triumph over Barnsley

'Huge player', 'Bit leftfield', 'Feel for Helander' - Rangers fans react to Motherwell starting XI

Rangers fans have been reacting to Steven Gerrard’s starting XI to face Motherwell.

Aston Villa and Newcastle United linked with moves for Championship striker

The Norway international sees his contract with the Dorset outfit expire this coming summer, so there is a good chance that he could be on the move this month

Koch's protege: Leeds must swoop for 6 ft 5 gem, he could cost Radrizzani just £300k – opinion

As the January transfer window approaches, Premier League clubs scramble to register their interest in players who will help transform their season. Leeds United are amongst the top flight parties to be scanning the market for their next big fish. Despite a successful summer window, the Whites are struggling slightly in their returning Premier League […]

Man Utd dealt injury blow before Liverpool clash, Solskjaer faces selection headache - opinion

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial remains an injury doubt for Liverpool clash.

Chelsea transfer news: David Moyes responds to Blues and Man Utd’s interest in Declan Rice

The West Ham midfielder is a man in demand but his manager wants to keep him

Liverpool vs Man United live stream: how to watch the football in 4K

How to watch a Liverpool vs Man United live stream wherever you are in the world.

Liverpool transfer news: Georginio Wijnaldum to reject contract offer and join Barcelona

The Netherlands international has been linked with a move to the La Liga giants

Pep Guardiola 'to get £200m transfer warchest' with Romelu Lukaku top of Man City wishlist

Two targets allegedly at the top of Pep Guardiola's wishlist at Man City are former Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku and Red Devils target Erling Haaland

Allen makes case for defense as Johnson steals the show for Bills

The Buffalo Bills progressed in the playoffs thanks to a 101-yard interception return from cornerback Taron Johnson.

Worse than Coady: Wolves star who made just 1 tackle all game betrayed Nuno - opinion

Ruben Neves was in awful form as Wolves suffered a 3-2 defeat to West Brom on Saturday.

British Olympic champion Goodison involved in dramatic America's Cup capsize

By James Toney British Olympic champion Paul Goodison was involved in a dramatic capsize after American Magic's woes continued at the America's Cup. Goodison, 44, who won Laser gold for Team GB in Beijing, is a wing trimmer on the US boat and could be heard frantically warning skipper Terry Hutchinson and helmsman Dean Barker to consider the manoeuvre that preceded their spectacular crash. Coming into the race on the back of three straight...

Angry Maguire punches table and blasts 'amateur' performance in Masters quarter-final

Furious Stephen Maguire let rip at an ‘amateur’ performance and says he’s one of the worst players in the world’s top 32 after being dumped out of the Masters by Yan Bingtao, writes Will Jennings. World No.8 Maguire went down 6-5 in the Milton Keynes quarter-final as his wait for a maiden Masters last four appearance since 2014 went on. Maguire missed a golden opportunity to seize a 4-2 lead and despite making a tournament-best break of 137 in...

Massive' - John Terry makes Robert Snodgrass claim after West Brom debut

John Terry and new West Brom signing Robert Snodgrass were teammates at Aston Villa

Sunday rugby headlines as Rhys Patchell out of Six Nations and ex-player brands Clive Woodward a 'rubbish' coach

Patchell has played very little rugby in the last 15 months after persistent injury problems and he is still unable to play because of concussion issues

McGregor's boxing coach believes he will fight Pacquiao soon

Conor McGregor's boxing; coach Phil Sutcliffe, believes there's an '85-90 per cent' chance that the Irishman will face Manny Pacqauiao in 2021. The Irishman made his boxing debut in 2017.

Forget Stewart: Wilson must sanction Rangers swap deal for “terrific” ace - opinion

Glasgow Rangers should swap Ross McCrorie for Aberdeen winger Scott Wright.

Man Utd transfer news: Juventus line up summer swoop for former player Paul Pogba

The France international looks set to depart Old Trafford in the summer

Sir Alex Ferguson's best Man Utd signing named by John O'Shea

Sir Alex Ferguson signed the likes of Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo during his time as Man Utd boss but one recruit has been singled out by John O'Shea

Sir Alex Ferguson warns Wayne Rooney over ‘results industry’ after move into management with Derby

Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Wayne Rooney management is a “results industry” but claims the former Manchester United striker has a good “starting point”. Rooney retired as a player to take up the role as manager of Derby County on Friday, with the Rams installing the former England international permanently after a spell as interim boss following the departure of Phillip Cocu. And Ferguson, speaking at an event for Sports United Against...

Envigado president reveals surprise over Everton's James Rodriguez deal with Real Madrid

The president at one of James Rodriguez's former clubs has explained his surprise after recent comments from Marcel Brands over the Colombia international's Everton transfer

Brighton fend off Lamptey interest with new contract to 2025

Tariq Lamptey, linked with Bayern Munich and Arsenal in recent weeks, has signed a new deal long-term with Brighton and Hove Albion.

Klopp handed huge Liverpool injury boost ahead of MUFC game; Ole will be worried - opinion

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has returned to training ahead of Sunday's game with Manchester United, Klopp has a big decision to make.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains tight-lipped over Jesse Lingard's future

The 28-year-old has struggled for any sort of consistent action over the past 12 months. Lingard has not been named in the first-team line-up for a Premier League game in over a year.

Torres takes charge of Atletico B with starlets 'amazed' in training

The World Cup winner hung up his boots in 2019, having dazzled in the Premier League with Liverpool and Chelsea, then returning to Madrid to play for Diego Simeone's side.

Verdict on Ben Jackson and Zack Elbouzedi's Bolton Wanderers debuts against Cheltenham Town

The duo joined the Trotters from Huddersfield Town and Lincoln City before the League Two encounter against the Robins